9-21-5: APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS FOR FACILITIES THAT REQUIRE SUP APPROVAL:
Application materials shall include:
   A.   An application form and checklist as required by the Emmett planning and zoning department with a fee as adopted by resolution of the Emmett city council.
   B.   Suitability analysis of the proposed site. The analysis shall include, but is not limited to, the following:
      1.   Description of the surrounding area within one-half (1/2) mile of the subject site including topography;
      2.   Propagation charts showing existing and proposed transmission coverage at the subject site and within an area large enough to provide an understanding of why the facility needs to be placed at the chosen location.
   C.   If applicable, relevant portions of a signed lease agreement that requires the applicant to remove the tower and/or associated facilities upon cessation of use.
   D.   A landscaping plan for all screening required under subsection 9-21-4H of this chapter that is drawn in compliance with subsection 9-17-3B of this title.
   E.   A letter of intent committing the facility owner and successors to allow for collocations, as required by this chapter, if additional users agree in writing to meet reasonable terms and conditions for shared use.
   F.   A written analysis from the provider demonstrating that the proposed facility cannot be accommodated on a preexisting tower within:
      1.   A two (2) mile radius for towers with a height over one hundred feet (100');
      2.   A one mile radius for towers with a height over eighty feet (80'), but not more than one hundred feet (100');
      3.   A one-half (1/2) mile radius for towers with a height over fifty feet (50'), but not more than eighty feet (80'); or
      4.   A one-fourth (1/4) mile radius for towers with a height of fifty feet (50') or less.
   G.   It shall be the responsibility of the applicant to demonstrate that the proposed facility cannot be accommodated on an approved tower or structure within the required search radius due to one or more of the following reasons:
      1.   Unwillingness of a property owner, or tower or facility owner to allow collocation.
      2.   The planned equipment would exceed the structural capacity of the existing tower or structure, as documented by a qualified and licensed professional engineer, and the existing tower or facility structure cannot be reinforced, modified, or replaced to accommodate planned or equivalent equipment at a reasonable cost.
      3.   The planned equipment would cause radio interference with material impacting the usability of other existing or planned equipment at the tower or structure, and the interference cannot be prevented at a reasonable cost as documented by a qualified and licensed professional engineer or other professional qualified to provide necessary documentation.
      4.   Existing or approved towers or other structures within the search radius cannot accommodate the planned equipment at a height necessary to be commercially functional as documented by a qualified and licensed professional engineer or other professional qualified to provide necessary documentation.
      5.   The proposed collocation with an existing tower or structure would be in violation of local, state or federal law.
      6.   Any other unforeseen reasons that make it unfeasible to collocate upon an existing or approved tower or structure as documented by a qualified and licensed professional engineer. (Ord. O2012-8, 9-11-2012)